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The World Played Chess|Robert Dugoni

Overview

"A fearless and sensitive coming-of-age story. I loved it." --Mark Sullivan, bestselling author of Beneath a Scarlet Sky and The Last Green Valley.

Bestselling author Robert Dugoni returns with an emotionally arresting follow-up to The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell.

In 1979, Vincent Bianco has just graduated high school. His only desire: collect a little beer money and enjoy his final summer before college. So he lands a job as a laborer on a construction crew. Working alongside two Vietnam vets, one suffering from PTSD, Vincent gets the education of a lifetime. Now forty years later, with his own son leaving for college, the lessons of that summer--Vincent's last taste of innocence and first taste of real life--dramatically unfold in a novel about breaking away, shaping a life, and seeking one's own destiny.

  • ISBN-13: 9781542029391
  • ISBN-10: 1542029392
  • Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
  • Publish Date: September 2021
  • Dimensions: 8.19 x 5.43 x 1.18 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds
  • Page Count: 400